How safe is your iPhone for online banking or sensitive business transactions? Before you text your Social Security number to a new Facebook friend in Mongolia, take our mobile security quiz!
On March 2, 2011, Apple announced that it had sold how many iPhones since the product was released in 2007?
- 1 million
- 100 million
- 1 billion
As of August 2011, which operating system owned the most market share in the smartphone sector?
- Google Android
Which mobile operating system is considered the most vulnerable to mobile security threats?
- Apple iOS
- Google Android
- Microsoft Windows Phone
If you choose the "erase data" option in your iPhone security settings, how many chances do you have to enter a correct passcode before the phone erases everything?
True or False: The passcode lock is a default setting on the iPhone.
In 2011, the average mobile phone user spends a total of 74 minutes a day using a Web browser, either on their computer or on their phone. How many minutes a day do they spend using mobile Web apps?
What do security experts call a malicious Web app that masquerades as a useful program?
How many Android users were infected by the DroidDream malware attack of 2011?
- 1 million
True or False: Anyone can post an app to the Apple App Store.
In the first 6 months of 2011, how many apps in the open-source Android Market were identified as malware in disguise?
What's the popular terminology for illegally listening in on an unencrypted WiFi network?
Mobile payments are a lucrative target for hackers. What is the projected annual total of mobile payment transactions by 2014?
- $600 milion
- $100 billion
- $600 billion
What do you call an iPhone that has been hacked in such a way as to allow the user to download apps not approved by the App Store?
The iPhone 4 requires a user to sync the phone with iTunes in order to receive the latest security patches. What percentage of iPhone users never sync their phone?
- 10 percent
- 50 percent
- 80 percent
In mobile security parlance, what does "repackaging" mean?
- Inserting malware into an existing app and reselling it to unsuspecting consumers.
- Putting a new cover on a mobile device that has been compromised by hackers.
- Selling a knock-off phone as an iPhone
What's the popular term for malware that's automatically downloaded when a user clicks on an Internet ad?
- Bait and switch
What percentage of free iPhone apps have the ability to access your location based on GPS coordinates?
- 40 percent
- All of them
One out of every ______ mobile device users will click on a phishing link every year.
Lost gadgets are so common that the mobile security service Lookout claims it locates a missing mobile device every _______.
- 5 seconds
- 5 minutes
According to the American Bankers Association, what percentage of Americans prefer to do all of their banking online?
- 23 percent
- 62 percent
- 81 percent